Gilead, Cypress Semiconductor Corporation Among Stocks Gapping Up Thursday

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Today, these stocks gapped up with opening prices significantly higher than the close on the previous trading day:

  • Gilead (NASDAQ:GILD) closed the previous trading session at $46.61, gapping up to open at $54.45 today. While trading at a volume of 11.5 million, the stock price has risen 13.5%. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $8.20 (18.3%) from a price of $44.69 on February 21, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $46.89 today.

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  • Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) gapped up today, opening at $15.75 after closing the previous trading session at $14.30. Trading at a volume of three million, the stock price is up 14.6%. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $2.61 (-13.7%) from $19 on January 23, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $15.54 today.
  • Idenix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IDIX) closed the previous trading session at $7.86, gapping up to open at $8.81 today. Shares have risen 7.4%, trading at a volume of 1.7 million. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting at just 91.6% of the mark.
  • Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI) gapped up today, opening at $38.59 after closing the previous trading session at $33.91. Shares are up 12.9% and trading at a volume of 181,699. Share price is up, having risen $5.89 (18.2%) from $32.40 on March 20, 2012. The stock is trading 15.2% above its 50-day moving average and 16.1% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Anthera Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANTH) closed the previous trading session at $1.97, gapping up to open at $2.26 today. While trading at a volume of 1.5 million, the stock price has risen 15.2%. The stock is trading at 68.2% of its 50-day moving average and 41% of its 200-day moving average.
  • WebMediaBrands (NASDAQ:WEBM) opened at $1.10 after closing the previous trading session at 97 cents, gapping up. The stock price is up 9.3% with a volume of 156,192. The stock is trading 11.5% above its 50-day moving average and 28.6% above its 200-day moving average.

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